UPDATED: Road Closures, Power Outages
If downed trees or flooded roads cause road closures or power outages, Patch will let you know.
Updated 12:51 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30: More than 3,500 homes throughout Northampton Township are still without power, according to PECO's outage map, out of 18,000 customers.
Patch has heard from residents in Holland who said they lost power before 5 p.m. yesterday, residents from Richboro who have been without power since about 6 p.m., and some in Churchville reported losing power around 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29.
- Old Jordan Road was closed as of 8:30 a.m. because of a tree blocking the road.
- Holland Road between Upper Holland Road and 332 is closed due to downed wires. (Thanks to user Mike Bidwell for the updates.)
According to a message from the township, "Public Works is continuing to clean up the Northampton area."
Updated 9:15 p.m., Monday, Oct. 29: According to PECO's outage map, there are currently more than 3,500 homes without power throughout Northampton Township (out of 15,300 customers). While more than 50,000 outages have been reported in Bucks County.
Updated 4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 29: Hurricane Sandy may bring several inches of heavy rain, sustained winds up to 45 miles per hour and wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour, throughout Bucks County, according to The National Weather Service.
And with wind gusts and heavy rain comes downed trees and power lines and flooding. Patch will keep you posted on what areas are closed and without power.
According to PECO's outage map, there are currently 1,501 to 3,500 reported outages throughout Northampton Township (out of 15,300 customers). While there are 5,000 to 10,000 outages in Bucks County.
Keep PECO's emergency telephone number (1-800-841-4141) handy.
If you know of road closures or power outages that we haven't reported, tell us in the comments.